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Summertime Bruschetta (Tomato and Basil)

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“Juicy, summer tomatoes and fresh herbs are great for topping crusty, peasant bread. This is an excellent appetizer, or accompaniment to pasta or chicken. The cook time is really chill time.”
READY IN:
3hrs 10mins
YIELD:
8 slices
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large mixing bowl, toss tomatoes with cheese, minced garlic, basil, parsley, olive oil, lemon juice, pepper flakes, salt, and pepper.
  2. When very well mixed, cover and refrigerate for 3 hours to let flavors meld.
  3. Just before serving, grill the bread until lightly toasted (you can do it under the broiler or on the grill, it only takes a few minutes).
  4. Rub one side of the toast with the cut sides of the garlic cloves.
  5. Spread tomato mixture over toast slices and serve immediately or fill a small bowl with the tomato mixture and place it in the center of a serving platter with the toast arranged around it and allow everyone to help themselves.

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